Follow us on:

Posts tagged house-of-the-dead-overkill

Sega of America taps Maeda for COO

Sega's made some strides in trying to reach the Western market and its choice for the new head of Sega of America would seem to indicate the company wants to keep the progress going. Masanao Maeda will serve as the branch's new chief operating officer, Sega has announced. Though not a Bernie...

Continue Reading

Sega: Giving up on hardcore Wii games would be 'arrogant'

Sega's Mike Hayes assured Wired that the company still plans to make "core" games for the Wii, despite the relative lack of success of MadWorld. For one thing, its other games are doing well, in his opinion. "We actually regard The Conduit as a success," he said. "We shipped 300,000 units, sold...

Continue Reading

House of the Dead: Overkill shambling off Amazon for $20

Looking for an excuse to pick up the already cheap (and awesome) House of the Dead: Overkill? Amazon has got you covered, as Sega's ill-fated yet profitable zombie blaster is the latest Deal of the Day. These babies are priced to move at a mere $20. If you've been hankering for some decent, co-op...

Continue Reading

Sega considering more mature Wii titles, says Overkill was 'profitable'

We loved the mother[expletive deleted] [expletive deleted] out of Sega's recent mature pair of Wii titles, House of the Dead: Overkill and MadWorld -- unfortunately, the same can't be said for the game purchasing population of the world. The two games' sales were far from stellar, but Sega isn't...

Continue Reading

MadWorld, HotD: Overkill now $30 on Amazon

Sega's MadWorld and House of the Dead: Overkill are currently being sold at $20 off at Amazon. It doesn't appear to be a flat-out price drop for the two games, which have sold ... well, that's up for interpretation. We've also noticed that MadWorld is currently $30 in-store at GameStop. Remember:...

Continue Reading

MadWorld sells 66K in March, Sega oddly pleased

Call us crazy, but we always thought that the idea behind making games was to sell tons of copies. Not so for Sega, as it seems weirdly satisfied with MadWorld's lackluster sales, based on comments to Gamasutra. Debuting early in March, Platinum Games' over-the-top brawler managed to move 66,000...

Continue Reading

Sega: Overkill sales 'met expectations,' MadWorld's 'very encouraging'

We've kind of assumed that Sega's double shot of M-rated offerings on the Wii underperformed, because ... well, because it's the Wii. But if Sega of America VP Sean Ratcliffe is to be believed, we might just have sneered at MadWorld and House of the Dead: Overkill's numbers too soon. Ratcliffe...

Continue Reading

Nintendo talks core, third parties, and DSi

During a recent interview with Gamasutra, Nintendo's Denise Kaigler spoke about a slew of subjects sensitive to the Nintendo loyal. Core gaming, third-party support, and the new DSi were just a few of the subjects Kaigler touched on. In regards to the core, Kaigler says that developing games for...

Continue Reading

House of the Dead: Overkill sells 45k in February

Sega's latest (on rails) shooter -- and Guinness World Record holder -- The House of the Dead: Overkill sold 45,000 units in February, landing itself 50th place in the month's top 100 titles sold. According to data from the NPD Group (Via Edge), Overkill -- which released on February 10 -- joins...

Continue Reading

EA wants to push mature content boundaries with Dead Space: Extraction

In a recent interview with Official Nintendo Magazine, Electronic Arts' Steve Papoutsis explained that he's hoping Dead Space: Extraction will "push the boundaries of what a mature game on the Wii means." Yeah, good luck with that....

Continue Reading


Featured Stories

Engadget

Engadget

TUAW

TUAW

Massively

Massively

WoW

WoW